United States One Cent

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United States of America copper one cent, 1845

Diameter 27mm

The obverse features the Braided Hair Liberty head facing left. It is surrounded by thirteen six pointed stars representing the original thirteen Anglo-American colonies. The date is below. The reverse features the denomination within a laurel wreath and the inscription 'UNITED STATES OF AMERICA' around the outside.


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Donor ref:LEAMG : M995.1926.222 (66/16742)

Source: Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum

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